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Steven Wallace Shooter Net Naming Links
Nats Seek To Fast Track Police Protection Law
Stateside With Rosalea: Knitting Socks For Cetaceans
Media Flash: Oz Media Insider
Scoop Feedback: WWF Working With Business To Create Habitat Of Hope
Scoop Feedback: Sludge Report #60 Reader Feedback
No Smacking, Repeal Section 59
Defence Policy Cutting NZ Out Of Pacific
Mooloo Bell Tolls For Hurricanes
Gene Technology Out Of Control As US Breeds GE Babies
Scoop World: Pope’s Pilgrimage To Greece And Syria
Budget Blowout Bigger Than Cullen’s Letting On
Scoop Arts: Exclusively Kiwi Sounds On Active This Week
Scoop Arts: Tonight’s TV2 Laugh Festival Line-up
Scoop Arts: Naomi Wolf Steps In For Glenda Jackson At Writers’ Festival


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Steven Wallace Shooter Net Naming Links

- For a series of links relating to the publication of the name and picture of the police officer who shot Steven Wallace see... Scoop Links: Steven Wallace Shooter Net Naming [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0105/S00040.htm


Nats Seek To Fast Track Police Protection Law

- There should be a law change to protect policemen involved in fatal shootings and the Government can do something about it by supporting a private members bill in Parliament tomorrow, National's Justice spokesperson Wayne Mapp said today. See… Bill To Protect Police In Parliament Tomorrow [1] and ACT Would Defend Rights to Free Speech [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0105/S00134.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0105/S00135.htm

Stateside With Rosalea: Knitting Socks For Cetaceans

- As part of the San Francisco Film Festival the Pacific Film Archive hosted a programme of restored films from the early days of French cinema. They were presented by Serge Bromberg of Lobster Films, Paris, who related how he was alerted to the presence of this forgotten silver nitrate in an armoire in an abandoned house by someone who'd been to one of his earlier showings of old films, which he tours around France (something like the NZFA's "Last Picture Show"). See... Stateside with Rosalea: Out and About [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0105/S00038.htm


Media Flash: Oz Media Insider

- PROFESSOR DAVID FLINT'S paper, How News Is Made In Australia, provides a new springboard for discussion about news ethics and gathering techniques in the Australian media. See... Media Flash - May 7, 2001 [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0105/S00039.htm


Scoop Feedback: WWF Working With Business To Create Habitat Of Hope

- We at WWF were interested to read your latest Howard’s End, which we always enjoy. Your headline “Habitat of Hope, not Hype” struck a chord particularly with us because WWF as a conservation organisation often works with business to find a way forward in protecting our precious earth. See... Open Letter To Scoop's John Howard [1] and Howard's End: Habitat Of Hope, Not Hype [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0105/S00037.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0105/S00021.htm


Scoop Feedback: Sludge Report #60 Reader Feedback

- There has been a fair bit of reader comment on Sludge Report #60, especially from Libertarians it seems. See… Sludge Report #60 Feedback - Re: Free Tiger Woods [1] See also…Sludge Report #60 – Free Tiger Woods [2] to find out what all the fuss is about.


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0105/S00042.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0105/S00031.htm


No Smacking, Repeal Section 59

- Stopping Violence Services agencies are pleased that the Government appears to be taking calls to prohibit the physical punishment of children seriously. See... Protect our Children from Potential Harm [1] and Govt Considers Information On Physical Punishment [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0105/S00038.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0105/S00099.htm

Defence Policy Cutting NZ Out Of Pacific

- Australia's descriptions of New Zealand's reduced defence force are a warning signal to all that our country is going to be isolated on defence and foreign affairs throughout the Pacific from tomorrow, National's Defence spokesman Max Bradford said today. See... Defence Cuts Upset Australia [1] and Bye Bye Aussie, But Will You Protect Us? [2] . See also…Idealistic Approach To Defence Ignores The Facts - ACT [3]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0105/S00133.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0105/S00122.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0105/S00136.htm


Mooloo Bell Tolls For Hurricanes

- COW BELLS rang in victory while the home crowd sat silent and stunned after seeing the Hurricanes thrashed 51-27 by a rampant Chiefs squad. See... CHIEFS complete Hurricanes blowout [1] and Scoop Images: Hurricanes Vs Chiefs [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0105/S00037.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0105/S00036.htm


Gene Technology Out Of Control As US Breeds GE Babies

- News that 15 genetically engineered babies have already been born in the US showed that gene technology is fast getting out of control and the New Zealand parliament must act quickly to limit its use here, Green MP Sue Kedgley said today. See... NZ Must Act On Genetically Engineered Babies [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0105/S00125.htm


Scoop World: Pope’s Pilgrimage To Greece And Syria

"For the occasions past and present, when sons and daughters of the Catholic Church have sinned by action or omission against their Orthodox brothers and sisters, may the Lord grant us the forgiveness we beg of him." See... Pope's Pilgimage: John Paul II In Greece [1] "It is my ardent hope that Muslim and Christian religious leaders and teachers will present our two great religious communities as communities in respectful dialogue, never more as communities in conflict. See... Pope's Pilgimage: John Paul II In Damascus, Syria [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0105/S00010.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0105/S00011.htm


Budget Blowout Bigger Than Cullen’s Letting On

- The Government's claim that its budget blowout is too small to worry about is wrong, National's Finance spokesperson Bill English said today. See... Budget Blowout Is Big [1] EARLIER - Nats - Cullen Blows The Budget [2] - Govt - Modest Adjustment To Fiscal Cap In Budget [3] - Cullen's Speech To Wellington Regional Chamber of Commerce [4]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0105/S00124.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0105/S00085.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0105/S00072.htm
[4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0105/S00073.htm

Scoop Arts: Exclusively Kiwi Sounds On Active This Week

- Starting midnight tonight for one whole week, 100% 24/7... nothing but NZ Music will be broadcasting to your ears! See... Radio Active 89FM NZ Music Week - 100% NZ Music [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/CU0105/S00017.htm

Scoop Arts: Tonight’s TV2 Laugh Festival Line-up

- Michael Smiley (Ireland) The Parting Glass A normal everyday tale of drunkenness, dancing and disintegration. See... Laugh Line For Monday 7 May [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/CU0105/S00019.htm


Scoop Arts: Naomi Wolf Steps In For Glenda Jackson At Writers’ Festival

- US author, feminist and social critic Naomi Wolf is to be the speaker at the Auckland Writers' Festival finale, the Buddle Findlay Sargeson dinner, on Sunday 27th May. See... Naomi Wolf To Replace Glenda Jackson At Festival [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/CU0105/S00018.htm

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